Lufkin, TX
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With a crime rate of 51 per one thousand residents, Lufkin has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 20. Within Texas, more than 95% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Lufkin.

Importantly, when you compare Lufkin to other communities of similar population, then Lufkin crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Lufkin does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Lufkin does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Lufkin.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Lufkin occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Lufkin; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 256. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Lufkin is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Lufkin, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 21, which is a rate of 47 per one thousand population.

Lufkin Crime Data

 
Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Lufkin Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

142

1,697

1,839

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.91

46.71

50.62

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lufkin 3.91
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 256

in Lufkin

1 in 243

in Texas
Lufkin VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 36,333
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 7 44 90
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.19 1.21 2.48
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lufkin 46.71
Texas 28.31
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 21

in Lufkin

1 in 35

in Texas
Lufkin Property CRIMES
Population: 36,333
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 328 1,309 60
Rate per 1,000 9.03 36.03 1.65
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Lufkin Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lufkin 55
Texas 30